The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 831 792 831
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +39
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 41 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.061% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 39
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28902 26664 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22755 22055 26662
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 16 £45,000 -14.69%
South East -9 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North East -1 7 - -
North West - 4 £43,750 -
West Midlands -10 3 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Yorkshire -36 1 £30,000 -25.00%
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 72 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 58 (80.56%) C#
3 58 (80.56%) .NET
4 41 (56.94%) SQL
5 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 40 (55.56%) MCSD
6 39 (54.17%) ASP.NET
7 37 (51.39%) MS Excel
8 35 (48.61%) Degree
9 32 (44.44%) HTML
10 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
10 29 (40.28%) jQuery
10 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (37.50%) MVC
12 26 (36.11%) MCTS
12 26 (36.11%) CSS
13 24 (33.33%) HTML5
13 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 23 (31.94%) SharePoint
14 23 (31.94%) Finance
15 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
15 21 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 19 (26.39%) CSS3
16 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (26.39%) Windows
16 19 (26.39%) MCP
17 17 (23.61%) Visual Studio
17 17 (23.61%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (22.22%) WCF

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (31.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.39%) SAS
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (51.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Office 365
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) FTP
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
1 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Visual Studio
2 15 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Marketing
3 8 (11.11%) Games
4 4 (5.56%) Billing
4 4 (5.56%) Advertising
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (70.83%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) .NET Developer
3 17 (23.61%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Consultant
4 10 (13.89%) SharePoint Consultant
5 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.94%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) UI Developer
9 4 (5.56%) UI Programmer
10 3 (4.17%) Head of Development
10 3 (4.17%) Head of Technology
10 3 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (80.56%) .NET
2 39 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 32 (44.44%) HTML
4 29 (40.28%) jQuery
5 26 (36.11%) CSS
6 24 (33.33%) HTML5
6 24 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
8 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (26.39%) CSS3
9 16 (22.22%) WCF
10 12 (16.67%) Ajax
11 10 (13.89%) XSLT
12 8 (11.11%) Web Services
12 8 (11.11%) XML
12 8 (11.11%) COM
13 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (6.94%) XHTML
14 5 (6.94%) WPF
15 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Blog
2 7 (9.72%) Open Source
2 7 (9.72%) User Experience
3 6 (8.33%) W3C
4 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.56%) NHS
5 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) MVC
3 15 (20.83%) OO
4 13 (18.06%) Scrum
5 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 8 (11.11%) TDD
7 7 (9.72%) Data Management
7 7 (9.72%) CRM
7 7 (9.72%) OOP
7 7 (9.72%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (9.72%) Web Application Development
7 7 (9.72%) System Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Graceful Degradation
8 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.33%) Workflow
9 4 (5.56%) Business Development
10 3 (4.17%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 58 (80.56%) C#
2 41 (56.94%) SQL
3 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.11%) VB
5 8 (11.11%) C++
5 8 (11.11%) VC++
5 8 (11.11%) VB6
6 7 (9.72%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (55.56%) MCSD
3 35 (48.61%) Degree
4 26 (36.11%) MCTS
5 19 (26.39%) MCP
6 16 (22.22%) MCSE
7 8 (11.11%) MCAD
7 8 (11.11%) MCITP
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.17%) CCA
8 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 63 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.78%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.78%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Dell
5 1 (1.39%) Intel
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 11 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago